Are Jesus and Hitler the same?

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  1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years ago

    It seems anyone can be compared to Hitler now.  Might as well go for the long ball.

    1. Castlepaloma profile image76
      Castlepalomaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Since Hitler was born and died a Catholic, you could say Hitler was a follower of Jesus and same for little hitler Bush

      1. LewSethics profile image61
        LewSethicsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Sorry Cas, but the Nazis were actively destroying established religion in germany and were in the process of growing a new german religion with Hitler as their messiah.  One of the first things Hitler did when he took power was to weaken and destroy the Catholic political parties.  Do your homework.

        1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
          Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          The Nazis and Catholics worked hand-in-hand in exterminating their common enemy.  Do your homework.

          1. LewSethics profile image61
            LewSethicsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            What?  I didn't see any crosses at those nazi assemblies, only swastikas.

            1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
              Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

              Again..........

              homework

              1. LewSethics profile image61
                LewSethicsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                Name one nazi-catholic organization.

                1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
                  Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                  Name one pope who stood up to Hitler.

                  1. LewSethics profile image61
                    LewSethicsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                    I'm sure you realize what a stupid question that is.

                  2. Chris Neal profile image81
                    Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                    You're right, the popes did not stand up to Hitler or Mussolini. That is a source of everlasting shame. But it's not the same as saying that Hitler was a Christian.

                    By the way, did you know that Hitler visited one prominent Muslim leader who actually did sign on to his vision of getting rid of the Jews?

                  3. Druid Dude profile image61
                    Druid Dudeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                    Ron...there was only one pope during the time of Hitler.

              2. Chris Neal profile image81
                Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                The Nazis would take over churches, remove the crosses and replaced them with swastikas.

                That was a strike there.

                1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
                  Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                  Do you have the slightest idea what a swastika is?

                  1. LewSethics profile image61
                    LewSethicsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                    No, only you ever read anything about anything, the rest of us are waiting for you to give us the facts, so we can quote you and know we are right because you said so.

                  2. Chris Neal profile image81
                    Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                    Is that a serious question?

                    The swastika actually came from the Hindu religion. Hitler appropriated it because he like the look. It is now, for better or worse, permanently associated with Nazism. That it was a sign of good luck is meaningless now.

                    Crispin Mills, son of actress Haley Mills, leader of Kula Shaker and devotee of Eastern religion, got himself into trouble a while back because he wanted to help reclaim the swastika from Nazism. He underestimated the extent to which it is embedded in people's consciousness as part and parcel of it.

                    What exactly does that have to do with my point?

          2. Chris Neal profile image81
            Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            I have done my homework. If what you say is true, then you just gave the final brick to all the people who hate the Catholic church (including die-hard Protestants) not to people who want to make Hitler a Christian.

            Lew was right and  that has been documented by such die-hard right-wing Christian sources as the New York Times, PBS, NPR and the BBC.

      2. Chris Neal profile image81
        Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Hitler hated Christianity, had the Bible rewritten for a nazi perspective and had drafted legislation to destroy Christian churches.

        I've gotten into this discussion before, and although I don't want to argue just for arguments sake, with only rare exceptions my experience has been that the only people who seriously posit that Hitler was a Christian are people who really don't think much of Christianity.

    2. LewSethics profile image61
      LewSethicsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Now if you had asked the question 'Are Hitler and Muhammed the same' we would get some interesting replies.

      1. Druid Dude profile image61
        Druid Dudeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I like mine. You just haveta keep up.

    3. Cagsil profile image83
      Cagsilposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, it's a long ball alright.

      Hitler was a twisted psycho bent on world domination.

      Jesus' overall message is a peaceful method to live. However, as this message has been confused by most, it's turned out to be similar to Hitler in the fact that those who follow "religion" allow "religion" to dominate.

    4. Chris Neal profile image81
      Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      No!

      Long ball, pop fly, easy out!

  2. profile image0
    Emile Rposted 9 years ago

    They both had a mother. They both had dark hair. Jesus probably had a mustache.

    Yeah. The similarities are striking.

    1. profile image0
      mts1098posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Great remark...has anyone seen them both together at the same time?

  3. Greek One profile image69
    Greek Oneposted 9 years ago

    Jesus is the Son of God....

    Hitler was a Colts fan....

    big difference

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      mad

  4. Druid Dude profile image61
    Druid Dudeposted 9 years ago

    Jesus and Hitler were both trying to get the Jews into heaven.

    1. Castlepaloma profile image76
      Castlepalomaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Jesus the half-Jew/half-Roman, caught up in the  Jewish/Roman war, kind  of like Germany and USA being Roman like. ALL for the ultimate power and failing ultimatly towards One World Order

    2. pisean282311 profile image65
      pisean282311posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      lol

    3. A Thousand Words profile image72
      A Thousand Wordsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Dark joke man. I feel bad laughing.

      1. Chris Neal profile image81
        Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        You should.

    4. lorlie6 profile image82
      lorlie6posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Heh Heh!

  5. pisean282311 profile image65
    pisean282311posted 9 years ago

    @ts both have only one thing similar...both where convinced about their mission though both were misguided....other than that their modus of operation was totally different...hitler didnt wait for imaginary god to intervene...jesus died in false belief...

    1. Castlepaloma profile image76
      Castlepalomaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      What will Sodom and Gomorrah USA shrink from?

      1. Chris Neal profile image81
        Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Nothing, which is why it's not found in the book of Revelation.

        1. Castlepaloma profile image76
          Castlepalomaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Most of the World's populating are in third world countries and these countries are doubling ort tripling the USA economic structure. Plus they spend much less on prison an wars than the USA. USA has increase their unemployment 4 time greater than Canada has (per capita)

          If USA is not shrinking in power like the Roman did, than -
          Show me the Money?

          1. Chris Neal profile image81
            Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Actually, we're agreeing!

            1. Castlepaloma profile image76
              Castlepalomaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

              agreeing to what? Christian America will shrink like the Romans

              1. pisean282311 profile image65
                pisean282311posted 9 years agoin reply to this

                lol Christianity itself is shrinking...

                1. Castlepaloma profile image76
                  Castlepalomaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                  There will be a day in my lifetime where most people who surround me are not Christian

              2. Chris Neal profile image81
                Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                Yes, America will shrink like the Romans. By the time it finally does, it will long since cease to have been 'Christian' America. In fact, this is a train of thought that many in the evangelical movement have.

  6. Mighty Mom profile image80
    Mighty Momposted 9 years ago

    Hitler was a Quaker, as was Nixon.

    1. Chris Neal profile image81
      Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Neither Hitler nor Nixon were Quakers. Nixon's mother was a Quaker, and he went to a Quaker school, but he was certainly not a Quaker.

  7. Shadesbreath profile image77
    Shadesbreathposted 9 years ago

    I finally got some time to come hang out on the forums and find that questions like this actually get traction now.

    Just, wow.

    And, sigh.

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Now?  NOW????

      Where have you been for the last 3 years.

      Nothing gets traction like comparing someone to Hitler...

    2. Chris Neal profile image81
      Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      You said it. I find it sad that anybody needs so badly to equate Hitler and Jesus.

      1. profile image0
        Emile Rposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Lighten up Chris. The thread was meant as a joke.

        1. Chris Neal profile image81
          Chris Nealposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          That's what I thought at first, but Ron either isn't treating it as a joke or his sense of humor is seriously in need of some lightening up of it's own.

 
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